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A Haven for Chinese Traditions, a Heritage That Has Never Been Fully Explored

Many Hongkongers, including Epoch Times writer Shi Shan, were saddened by the recent death of beloved Hong Kong Writer, Ni Kuang Shi discussed his thoughts on Ni’s life works and their impact on Hong Kong. I have analyzed how Hong Kong became a keepsake haven of China’s traditions before the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and …

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Authoring hope through a life story: Champlin resident authors 2 books | Local News

If life is like a story, Champlin’s Bill Walraven has had quite a novel. From growing up in Holland during World War II and nearly being killed several times as an adolescent, to losing countless people in his life, to finding his way to Minnesota, Walraven thought the best way to capture his life’s story …

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Quality of President Nigeria needs in 2023 –Elliot Afiyo, National President, NYLF – The Sun Nigeria

By Billy Graham Abel Yawl comrades Elliot Afiyo is the National President of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), unarguably the most politically influential Youth Group in Nigeria. The Forum is the umbrella body for 42 groups and is considered the Political Wing of the Northern Oligarchy and Kaduna Mafia. Comrade Afiyo who is also …

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8 Existing And New MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE Characters Who Should Be Revealed As Mutants

Ms Marvel dropped a jaw-dropping reveal about Kamala Khan, leaving us to wonder who else in the MCU could also be a mutant. Here, we explore some potential retcons and share some bold predictions… Ms Marvel was a fun series, but little did we know that the show would deliver a game-changing reveal during its …

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Things to Do in Santa Cruz: July 20-26

YOSVANY TERRY QUARTET Saxophone prodigy Yosvany Terry dazzles listeners with his latest, Ancient Memoriesan effortlessly absorbing 10-track suite. The Cuba native melds inspiration from Africa and France with a killer modern jazz ensemble. Yosvany co-leads the quartet with genius French pianist Baptiste Trotignon, his brother Yunior on contrabass and Jeff “Tain” Watts on trap set. …

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Connelly and Ainge Messing Up the Trade Market May Benefit the Wolves

On July 1, Tim Connelly and Danny Ainge made one of the most controversial trades in NBA history. The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired Rudy Gobert from the Utah Jazz for four draft picks, a pick swap, and several role players, including fan favorites Patrick Beverley and Jarred Vanderbilt. The national media primarily praised Ainge for the …

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Stylist Jason Jules on Menswear, ‘Black Ivy’ and Breaking the Rules – Robb Report

Jason Jules was always going to work with clothes, and it shows. He wears them with an assurance that he can only be gained from a lifetime of studying and appreciating them, knowing what came before and what comes next. His former life as a club promoter and publicist gave way to a career as …

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House of the Dragon: what can we expect from the Game of Thrones prequel? | House of the Dragon

House of the Dragon is now one month away, and to say that it has an uphill struggle ahead of it is an understatement. It’s a Game of Thrones spin-off that has to regain everyone’s trust after Game of Thrones disintegrated so thoroughly during its final season. It has also had the carpet whipped out …

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